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Hands Off Hewett

On Saturday 500 people marched defiantly through the streets of Norwich to protest against the proposed academisation of the last remaining local authority secondary school in the city.

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“Whose school? Our school!” – hundreds march against plans to make the Hewett School an Inspiration Trust academy

Hundreds of protesters have marched through Norwich city centre to show their opposition to a prominent high school becoming an academy.

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Lewisham Anti Academy campaign steps up action

Campaigners in Lewisham against the conversion of four secondary schools to academy status, have called a march and protest on March 21st and are considering further strike action. See video of latest protest http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/11842753.VIDEO__Students_join_school_staff_in_anti_academy_strike_action/

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Pupils plan strike on 3rd June to stop London school being turned into an academy

A 12-year-old girl has organised a strike after saying she is being ignored by teachers proposing to turn her school into an academy.

Georgia Abbott and about 50 other pupils will protest outside Crown Woods College, in Eltham, next week, claiming their concerns over the school becoming an academy were not taken seriously.

The schoolgirl, who launched a playground petition for her campaign, said she was prepared to accept punishment for the strike if it meant being listened to.

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Demonstration at Snaresbrook Primary School against academy plans

From Snaresbrook Parents A huge thank you to everyone who came to the fantastic protest last night. We estimate that around 150 parents, carers and children were there, despite the rain. We achieved what we set out to do last … Continue reading

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